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ACT's alternative budget - what are the implications for Māori?

Friday 20th May 2022 | Zac Hoffman | R1 News Reporter |

The ACT Party's alternative budget puts a heavy emphasis on minimising the public sector, with the party proposing the abolition of  a vast range of government entities, including the Office for Crown-Māori Relations and the Ministry for Māori Development, Te Puni Kōkiri. R1 News reporter Zac Hoffman spoke to Māori politics expert Paerau Warbrick to investigate the implications of ACT's proposals for Māori.